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2012-09-30 23:01:54

Winter is right around the corner and with it snow, but that doesn´t mean that green construction has to stop, thanks to ECO-BLOX the 100% recycled snow guards from SnoBlox-SnowJax. Green credit LEED construction is still an option for many building projects seeking protection from roof based snow slides. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 IceBlox Inc., D.B.A. SnoBlox-SnowJax the originator of polycarbonate snow guards patented the first snow guard in 1976 and now reminders...

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2012-09-11 22:16:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The forests that skirt high peaks have always been dependent on the accumulation of winter snowfalls that subsequently melt and provide valuable moisture down the steep mountain slopes. A team of scientists, led by University of Colorado-Boulder scientists Ernesto Trujillo and Noah Molotch, has investigated how the trends of rising temperatures and declining water availability have influenced these mountain forests over the past...

Greenland Summer Ice Melt Breaks Record Month Before Season Ends
2012-08-16 11:14:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The summer melting season in Greenland usually lasts from June when the first puddles of meltwater appear, to September when temperatures begin to cool again. Melting over the Greenland ice sheet shattered the seasonal record on August 8 this year — a full four weeks before the close of the melting season, reports Marco Tedesco, assistant professor of Earth and atmospheric sciences at The City College of New York. This year,...

A Tree In The Sierra Nevada
2012-08-08 10:29:40

A coniferous view of the link between snowmelt and water supplies in the U.S. West The following is part two in a series on the National Science Foundation's Critical Zone Observatories (CZO). Part one describes the work of the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO. White fir, ponderosa pine, Jeffrey pine. Sugar pine, incense cedar, red fir: These are conifers of the headwater ecosystems of California's Sierra Nevada. If trees could talk, what tales they might tell of the health of the...

CU Research Shows Warming Climate Threatens Ecology At Mountain Research Site West Of Boulder
2012-04-19 07:42:15

A series of papers published this month on ecological changes at 26 global research sites -- including one administered by the University of Colorado Boulder in the high mountains west of the city -- indicates that ecosystems dependent on seasonal snow and ice are the most sensitive to changes in climate. The six papers appeared in the April issue of the journal BioScience. The papers were tied to data gathered at sites in North America, Puerto Rico, the island of Moorea near Tahiti, and...

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2012-04-19 04:00:02

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 18, 2012: A few snow showers fell over the western portion of Wyoming yesterday. Also, heavier showers along the Mid-Atlantic region highlighted yesterday´s weather. Big Story Weather News for April 19, 2012: High pressure over eastern Canada will influence the Northeast with mostly cloudy skies and cooler temps. Low pressure moving off the southeast coast will provide an area of showers in the Carolinas and also...

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2012-04-17 04:00:51

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 16, 2012: Yesterday saw snow flying in Northern Minnesota and I am afraid that is not the end of the snow yet, possibly more to come for some Northern Cities. A few strong t-storms around the Texas Gulf Coast led to hail and strong winds. Big Story Weather News for April 17, 2012: Mostly cloudy skies will be found for the majority of the Eastern seaboard today with temps in the 70´s south and upper 50´s...

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2012-04-12 04:00:10

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 11, 2012: The major weather stories of last night happened to be again in western Texas and Oklahoma. There were reports in Texas of 2-4 inches of hail covering the road, forcing the officials to close the roads for a period of time. Also a few tornadoes were spawned in western Texas. In the north it was the cold air that had settled in creating a frosty evening for many from the Plains eastward into the Northeast....

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2012-04-10 04:00:28

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from April 9, 2012: Overnight we saw a few reports of severe weather extending from the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. Other than that, is was a quiet day across the country. Big Story Weather News for April 10, 2012: Frontal boundary extending across the country  this morning is going to be the target for some active weather this afternoon. Look for isolated thunderstorms to stretch from Arkansas westward back into the...


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Rare Snow Visits South Africa August 7, 8 2012
2012-08-08 09:26:03

The area in red in the above image has been experiencing winter weather which is quite rare to the region; also at this time many places are still seeing rain and snow. From the South African Weather Service, they are forecasting for the Eastern Cape “Very Cold with snow heavy at times.” The majority of the regions in red in the image are going to see more rain and snow today, and some places may see heavy snowfall. Looking at forecast models of the region they will continue to see...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Austin Texas
2012-12-29 12:33:08

November 2012:  The area is going to see a warm start to the month as temps will average in the 60-70F range with a few days rising into the 80’s and also a few days in the 50’s possible. Precipitation on the whole will be around 2-4inches for the month; while there will be none in the form of snowfall. There will be a high chance for an overnight freeze during the month. December 2012:  Temps will fall for the month of December as high temps will be in the 50-70F range during the...

Record Setting Events for Dec18, 2012
2012-12-28 08:19:02

Event #1: Record Heat An island off the coast of Georgia hit a high temp of 75F, which is good enough to break their previous record. A second record setting temperature was recorded in Southern Texas as the temp hit 78F in the region. This warm air was associated with the strong southerly flow that was moving through the region yesterday. The third area to look at occurred out in Western Arizona; the location hit 78F along the slopes of the Southern Rockies as the region saw high pressure...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-11-05 15:42:46

November 2012: A mild month in store with the chance of seeing a significant storm, however overall should be mild with the average forecasted temps to be around the 50-60F range. There is the chance of seeing 6-8 days even being warmer and also 8-10 days being colder. The month will see 0.5-1.0 in of rainfall along with 2-4in of snowfall possible. The majority of the snow may come in one event for the month. December 2012: Temps will slightly fall for the month but overall it could be a...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 14:38:21

November 2012: A warm month will start for the region, followed by a mid-month run into old man winter. Expect the average temps for the month to be around 40-50F with the potential of seeing 6-8 days above that and 6-8  days below. The month’s precipitation will include a trace to 0.25in of rainfall along with the possibility of seeing 2-4in of snowfall. December 2012. The month will be ushered in by some cooler temps with the average dropping into the 30-40F range. There is a chance...

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